Shanice Dacres

Shanice Dacres (She/Her)

FdA Costume for Theatre Film and TV

Shanice has spent her two years focusing on achieving her best. She has worked on two show makes for Romeo & Juliet (Redgrave Theatre) and Radium Girls (Bristol Old Vic, Weston Studio). Additionaly she has completed being a Costume Supervisor for Emilia (Circomedia). She is interested in working more in Theatre, and hopes to find more amazing opportunities.

BOVTS credits:

Costume Supervisor: Emilia (Circomedia), Girl in the Machine (Wardrobe Theatre)

Costume Maker: Romeo & Juliet (Redgrave Theatre), Radium Girls (Bristol Old Vic)

Costume Standby: Chore Chart (Christchurch Studios)

Costume Assistant/Dresser: Pride & Prejudice (The Mount Without), Henry VI (Bristol Old Vic)




Emilia Costume Supervisor

Emilia (Circomedia) designed by Rhiannon Binnington, Costume Supervisor for Emilia, involved being able to work with an amazing female and non binary cast on a Sally Cookson production of Emilia about the dark lady of Shakespeare

Photographer: Craig Fuller

Robin Hood & Marian - Costume Maker

Robin Hood & Marian (Redgrave Theatre) Two piece suit designed by Aldo Vazquez, the tailored bodice was drafted by myself on the stand and the skirt was made from a paper pattern. I really enjoyed working out how to make the long flowing sleeves.

Photographer: Craig Fuller

Costume maker- Radium girls

Radium girls (Bristol old vic, Weston studio) – 1920’s Work coat designed by Angela Davies, the work coats were made in the space of two weeks with tailoring techniques used to give them a nice finish.

Photographer: Craig Fuller

I absolutely love working backstage. It was something I had never done before arriving at BOVTS and I'm so grateful for the opportunity. Madi Barncoat, BA Costume Student